Tag: politics

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NYC Underestimates Value of Family Child Care For Immigrant Communities

The city’s reforms make it harder for family child-care providers to survive.

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Job Opportunity at Fi2W- Bilingue Editor, Election App for Latino Millennials

Feet in 2 Worlds is looking for a bilingual editor/multimedia journalist to coordinate our election coverage focused on young Latino voters. We’re developing a mobile app called VOTO2016 that will engage Latino millennials in the 2016 presidential election. The app will have a stream of original and curated content including news stories and analysis of the candidates and the issues. VOTO2016 will feature short sharable videos and will be in both Spanish and English.

Work with an award-winning news organization on a unique public service journalism project.

The editor will work with Fi2W staff and the app developers to help set the editorial tone for  VOTO2016 and will be the main point person for acquiring original content and curating content from a wide range of news sources. The editor may also write and produce video content for the app.

An opportunity for an energetic and highly creative multimedia journalist. We’re looking for someone willing to experiment with new ways to engage potential voters who are part of a pivotal segment of the U.S. electorate.

Specific requirements:

  •      Multimedia skills, especially video production for the Web.
  •      Fluent in Spanish and English.
  •      Previous experience covering elections and/or government in the U.S.
  •      Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of journalists, producers, app developers and partners in media and the non-profit sector.
  •      Must be located in or close to New York City.

This is a temporary position that will last through the November election.

To apply please send your resume, a cover letter and three examples of your work to contact@feetin2worlds.org.

Application deadline: Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Check out the event that kicked off our 2016 campaign coverage here.

Fi2W is supported by the David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation, the Ralph E. Odgen Foundation, the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation, an anonymous donor and readers like you. Additional funding for VOTO2016 comes from a crowd source campaign on Beacon.

Stories

Why Latino Voters Matter – 5 Reasons to Watch the Hispanic Vote in 2016

Challenges and opportunities in the upcoming 2016 U.S Presidential election.

AudioStories

In a Cairo State of Mind – The Dream City Podcast, Episode 2

An Egyptian writer living in New York, but still on Cairo time.

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Hope and Pain – The Story of an Unaccompanied Minor

Despite getting a second chance after arriving in the US, Darlin Adonay Peña faces an uncertain future.

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Introducing the Feet in 2 Worlds Magazine: Redefining the American Dream

What’s the American Dream for today’s immigrants? Check out articles, infographics, an original video and much more in the Table of Contents.

Immigration Reform Sign on 4th Street
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Podcast: DREAMers No More- What is Happening to Young, Undocumented Immigrant Activists?

Undocumented youth activists are changing strategies in response to the deadlock over immigration reform.

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The DREAM Movement’s New Agenda: Five Young Immigrants Tell Us Why They’ve Moved Beyond Seeking a Pathway to Citizenship

Frustrated with the deadlock in Washington over immigration reform, young immigrant activists are starting to distance themselves from the core goals of the DREAMer movement.

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Podcast: The Road Not Taken – Millions of Immigrants Could Apply for Citizenship, But Haven’t

On this Fi2W Podcast, experts discuss how growing numbers of immigrants say being able to work legally in the U.S. is enough.